All over Twitter and Facebook, citizen commentators are offering a solution to end the partial U.S. government shutdown: airport workers should just go on strike. But striking is illegal for federal workers,
With thousands of residents working without pay or furloughed for more than a month, Fairfax County, is considering additional steps to help those struggling to make ends meet.
The federal government is warning essential personnel who are required to work during the partial government shutdown that they either show up for duty or risk being classified AWOL, absent without leave.
The U.S. is in the midst of the longest government shutdown in history. Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump remain in a standoff over funding for Trump’s border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. See photos.
Volunteers, including a group of middle school students, collected donated goods at 18 Giant Supermarkets throughout Montgomery County it’s annual MLK Service Weekend Food Drive. See photos.
While President Trump cast his Saturday proposal to end the government shutdown as a “commonsense compromise,” Democrats were quick to dismiss it as a “nonstarter.”
Conditions behind the walls of the nation’s federal prisons are degrading under the government shutdown, where some correctional officers are being forced to work extended shifts, inmate programs are being canceled, and medical and maintenance workers are being asked to fill in for guards.
For the first time in Restaurant Week’s 18-year history, The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington is extending it’s promotion until Jan. 27 due to a 20 percent decrease in business in the midst of the ongoing government shutdown.
You and your loved ones aren’t federal employees or contractors, and you don’t live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. So what does the government shutdown have to do with you? More than you think.
“Saturday Night Live” kicked off its first episode of 2019 by having Alec Baldwin’s President Trump play “Deal or No Deal: Government Shutdown Edition.”
The Break It “anger room” or “rage room” is offering those who are furloughed a place to take out their frustrations free of charge, with complimentary smashing sessions at their Fredericksburg, Virginia, location.
Shoppers at several Northern Virginia grocery stores reached into their hearts and dug into their pockets to help buy groceries Saturday for those in need, including federal workers who have missed a paycheck.
President Donald Trump made a major announcement Saturday at 4 p.m. about the government shutdown and border security.
A Capitol Heights woman who is a contract worker with the State Department and the Smithsonian is feeling the effects of the government shutdown. But on Saturday, she met a good Samaritan who stepped up to help.
The U.S. is in the midst of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It started Dec. 22 and shows no signs of letting up. Here’s what you need to know.
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